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Kan. inmate, 92, released from prison

Published on -1/11/2013, 1:35 PM

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- A 92-year-old Kansas man convicted of murder in a 1992 shooting death has been released from prison.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/VQjnYM) that Joseph Johnson was released on parole Thursday from El Dorado Correctional Facility. Kansas Department of Corrections records show Johnson will live in Shawnee County.

The Kansas Prisoner Review Board decided last year to grant parole to Johnson effective Jan. 1. The board said the release was contingent on Johnson going to a structured living environment that could address his medical needs. The state didn't release additional details about Johnson's living arrangements.

Johnson was convicted of first-degree murder in the August 1992 shooting death in Topeka of 48-year-old Chang Nam Kim.

He had been the second-oldest inmate in the Kansas prison system, behind 93-year-old Francis Patrick Doyle.

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